Olympic champion, network television and radio sports broadcaster, author and corporate speaker, John Naberhas observed and personally attained excellence and goal achievement throughout his professional career. With his three books, over 1,000 corporate speeches,his Going for Gold Sales Improvement Program©, Awaken the Olympian Within© Team Building Workshop and Award Winning Presentation Skills© program, John teaches how to set world class goals and achieve world class results.


  • Five Olympic medals: Four Gold, one Silver, swimming; Montreal (1976)
  • Six World Records (1976-1983)
  • Ten NCAA Individual Titles (1974-1977)
  • James E. Sullivan Award: USA’s top amateur athlete (1977)
  • U.S. Olympic Committee Hall of Fame inductee (1984)
  • Olympic Torchbearer (1984, 1996, 2002, 2004)

Broadcaster, Network Television and Radio

  • ABC, NBC, CBS, ESPN, HBO, TBS, FOX Sports and others
  • Television and radio broadcasts for tenOlympic Games
  • Host, play-by-play and expert announcer for over 30 different sports
  • Host of three television series and one game show


  • BA Psychology, (University of Southern California, 1977)
  • Honorary Doctor of Laws degree (Pepperdine Univ.2003)
  • Chairman, Character Counts! Sports (current)
  • Immediate Past-President, U.S. Olympians Association